Attractions

Top Choice Theatre in Busseto & Verdi Country

Teatro Verdi

This stately theatre on Busseto's aptly named Piazza Verdi was built in 1868, although Verdi himself initially pooh-poohed the idea. It opened with a performance of his masterpiece Rigoletto. Guided tours in English…
Museum in Busseto & Verdi Country

Villa Verdi

Verdi's 56-room villa, where he composed many of his major works, is 5km northwest of Busseto. Verdi lived and worked here from 1851 onwards and literally willed it to remain just as he left it, leaving behind a fas…
Museum in Busseto & Verdi Country

Museo Nazionale Giuseppe Verdi

Take a trip through the rooms of this fine country mansion turned museum, which cleverly maps out the story of Verdi's life through paintings, music and audio guides (€1; available in English, German and French). As…
Museum in Busseto & Verdi Country

Casa Natale di Giuseppe Verdi

The humble cottage where Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 is now a small museum. Grab a tablet at the entrance to take advantage of multimedia exhibits highlighting the composer's life and music. It's in the hamlet o…
Museum in Busseto & Verdi Country

Casa Barezzi

This museum in the centre of Busseto is inside the home of composer Verdi's patron, and was the site of Verdi's first concert. It is lovingly curated and filled with Verdi memorabilia including papers, furnishings a…